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Family Dollar profit falls by a third

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:22am
Family Dollar's earnings fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.
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BoE holds fire amid fears

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 7:08am
The BoE left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged amid concerns that a strong sterling is choking off an economic recovery.
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Harley recalls 66,000 Touring bikes

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:23am
Harley is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year. The USA Today reports.
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Tensions escalate in the Middle East

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:02am
Israel's aerial assault on Gaza is now in its third day, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the unrest.
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Commercial aviation market soaring: Boeing

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:01am
Demand from low-cost airlines and booming airline travel in Asia – especially China – drove Boeing to raise its forecast for new planes.
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Costco same-store sales beat

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:57am
Costco Wholesale reported a 6 percent rise in June same-store sales that beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher fuel prices.
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UK to pass emergency data law

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:35am
The UK said it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms companies to retain the data of users for a year.
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Markets 'nervous' over peripheral spreads: Pro

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 4:15am
Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.
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China 2nd largest equity market by 2030

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 3:30am
China will overtake the U.K. and Japan to become the second-largest global equity market by 2030, a report by investment bank Credit Suisse says.
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China hackers pursue data on US workers

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:12am
China hackers broke into networks that house information of federal employees, targeting employees who applied for top-secret security clearances.
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These 3 groups won under Obamacare

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:01am
Young adults, Latinos and the poor have seen big drops in their uninsured rates, a new study found.
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China trade picture improves, but data underwhelm

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:14pm
China released improved trade data that missed expectations on Thursday, figures that suggest external demand remains weak and domestic recovery fragile.
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World's costliest city is among poorest

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 9:00pm
Poverty-stricken, traffic-clogged and crime-ridden aren't characteristics you would typically associate with costly cities.
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US uses new tactic for laundering cases

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 8:06pm
U.S. is using a new tactic for money laundering crack downs: asking suspects to help them follow the money back to their bankers.
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How the economy has changed in 25 years

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:54pm
Here is how the global economy has changed since CNBC's first broadcast in 1989.
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Why the Kiwi won't lose its shine

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:44pm
As the kiwi trades within striking distance of its post-float high, the trade that's been on fire since mid-2013 looks unstoppable.
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Citigroup still a ‘buy’: Mike Mayo

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:38pm
CLSA bank analyst Mike Mayo still likes Citigroup.
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Allergan's new tactic to stoke value

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:36pm
In his quest to fend off a hostile takeover attempt, has Allergan CEO David Pyott got something up his sleeve?
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Fed pushes back on rate hike speculation

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:27pm
The Fed's message that it will be slow to raise rates sent buyers into both bonds and stocks.
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10 stocks on Cramer’s radar, right now

Wed, 07/09/2014 - 6:07pm
Uncertain how to put money to work in a market that continues to flirt with all-time highs? Jim Cramer has a few ideas.
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